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postmodernism

noun [U] uk   /ˌpəʊstˈmɒd.ən.ɪ.zəm/ us    /ˌpoʊstˈmɑː.dɚ.nɪ-/
a style of art, writing, music, theatre, and especially architecture popular in the West in the 1980s and 90s, that includes features from several different periods in the past or from the present and pastPhilosophyArt history and artistic movements
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